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Robert Kennedy Jr. honored for environmental efforts

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  • General news

    Election 2014: Schott challenges Lawrence for 13th House seat

    Retired school teacher Ann Schott of London Grove is challenging state Rep. John Lawrence for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives seat in the 13th District.

    Chris Barber
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  • General news

    Election 2014: Barrar’s priorities: Jobs, veterans, education

    PENNSBURY >> When Steve Barrar brought a state House hearing to consider a bill that would authorize volunteer fire companies to bill for “actual and reasonable costs” to Kennett Square recently, it wasn’t an election ploy. Barrar, majority chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, is passionate about helping veterans and volunteer organizations.

    Fran Maye
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  • General news

    Election 2014: Whitney Hoffman favors funding for education, infrastructure

    KENNETT >> Whitney Hoffman believes government should be more transparent, and it’s one of the reasons she is running against Republican Steve Barrar in the 160th district.

    Fran Maye
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  • General news

    Election 2014: Ross back in race; says he has unfinished business

    KENNETT SQUARE >> After Cuyler Walker unexpectedly withdrew as the Republican endorsed candidate for the 158th district, committee members went knocking on incumbent Chris Ross’ door. Ross announced his retirement earlier this year, but when he, and not Roger Howard, was asked to run, Ross immediately accepted.

    Fran Maye
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  • General news

    Election 2014: Rzucidlo hopes third time’s the charm

    KENNETT SQUARE >> Susan Rzucidlo is hoping the third time is the charm.

    Fran Maye
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  • General news

    Regional police plan proposed for Kennett area

    KENNETT SQUARE >> A study to determine whether four municipalities – home to 35,000 people – should form a regional police authority was completed this week, and if it gets a good public reception, regional policing could be in place sometime next year.

    Fran Maye
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  • Opinion

    Great Pumpkin Carve returns to Chadds Ford

    It’s time for the annual Great Pumpkin Carve at the Chadds Ford Historical Society, to be held Oct. 23, 24 and 25 on the grounds of the society’s Barn Visitor Center. When they say “great” pumpkins, they mean “great,” as the 60 pumpkins weigh between 150 and 400 pounds each. Most of them are the “Prize Winner” bright orange drought resistant variety, but a few are paler “Atlantic Giants,” and I have even seen white ones.

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  • Opinion

    For this local gardener, the season is just beginning

    Mike Dippolito’s garden didn’t start the day that he checked the north-south orientation on his property for the best possible sun exposure and installed four planting boxes. Rather, like many gardens, Dippolito’s began long before. “My grandparents raised food,” he told me. “If not for them, I don’t know if I’d be growing vegetables today.”

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  • Sports

    Ice Hockey: Unionville opens season with win over Henderson

    WEST GOSHEN >> If you like goals and chippy hockey, then the season opener between Unionville and West Chester Henderson was your game Monday night.

    Candice Monhollan
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  • Lifestyle

    Miguel Alban to receive Legacy Award

    KENNETT >> Miguel Alban doesn’t do what he does to win awards, but even so he is grateful to be one of five recipients of a Chester County Community Foundation Legacy award/philanthropy.

    By Sarah E. Moran For 21st-Century Media |

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